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to the security breech. salahi spent hours at the salon, gomez and peggy met with secret service agents, u.s. attorneys, and answered questions before a grand jury. they had no comment object those proceedings. >> this is a very stressful time for all. it is very much respected time that we have to show respect for the justice system, the white house and everyone involved. >> the salahi's were not required to appear today. >>> we are following a developing story about another problem on board a northwest flight. a delta airline spokeswoman says the crew of a northwest airlines flight from amsterdam requested that authorities meet the plane as it landed in detroit because some of the passengers did not follow their instructions. the tsa says the four passengers were released, no arrests were made, it's not clear what those passengers were doing. but this disturbance comes less than a week after a man pleaded not guilty to trying to blow up a packed northwest flight headed for detroit on christmas day. >>> meanwhile, an airline passenger managed to get some live ammunition passed security
pittsburgh to our area, peggy fox, joining us from the newsroom. the story of one local family's long and difficult journey to adopt the haitian child. stpwhrár well, the nurse has been trying to adopt a little haitian girl for three years now since he was a baby. like many of the orphans there, her parents, they gave her to the orphanage because they could not afford this either. now because of the earthquake, the little girl is finally going to have her own home. and her own family. >> reporter: it's only a matter of time now before they bring home their third child, the 3-year-old , an orphan from haiti. >> i'm kpaoeutd. it's been a long time. >> reporter: before they had their first child, they always knew they wanted to adopt. >> yeah, there are so many kids in the world that need to be adopted. why bring others into the world? we had our own biological child, but we knew we were going to do this. stkpwhraár year ago, they adopted their second son, jonas, from texas. but they had been trying to adopt this little girl for three years since he was 2-months- old. a mother who was
respect for the justice system. >> i'm peggy fox in arlington, where virginia has enacted a new texting ban, but advocates against distracted driving say it's not tough enough. >> we are going back to richmond this year and say come on, you can do better. >> even though virginia has a new ban on texting, it's a secondary offense, meaning an officer can't pull over someone unless he sees him doing something else wrong. even if a driver is caught, the final is only $20. dc has the toughest leal distracted driving laws. maryland bans texting with a fine of up to $500. >> look at that beautiful smile. >> the new group focus driven is pushing for tough distracted driving laws across the country. >> we want to know what you think about the distracted driving crackdown. we heard about the dangers of texting while driving or talking with your phone at your ear, but what about making a call with a hands free device? share your thoughts in an e- mail at mcginty's mailbag. >>> right now, we want to update breaking news we have been following an hour and a half of magnitude 7 earthquake in hai
told peggy fox that he and his family are doing well and they are relying on their faith. >>> the jim zorn firing has led to the retirement of an nfl coaching legend. redskins offensive line coach joe bugle has announced that he's retiring from the nfl. after 32 years, he's walking away this week. the team is planning to honor his career >>> and you can follow developing redskins coaching saga any time by going to our web site, www.wusa9.com check out our sports page for skins unsensorred. with indepth blogs about the changes at redskins park. >>> the wizards gilbert arenas now apologizes for the gun play inside a locker room at verizon center. arenas admits that he took out unloaded guns. he says it was part of a failed joke on a teammate. he did not specify the name of the teammate. the new york post reports that the gun play stemmed from arenas' losing $60,000 in a card game with his teammate javal mcgee. another teammate, javarus crittenton offered to front the money. and arenas says the gun joke came from when his leg was injured and crittenton offered to shoot him like an old ho
lotion can't. gold bond concentrated therapy. real medicine, ultimate healing. >>> i'm peggy fox with moms like me.com. the monday spotlight. we are here two weeks in to 2010 and the question today is how to keep your new year's resolution, especially if it has to getting fit. and with us a dietitian and editor of washington family magazine. how do we keep the resolutions? we have great intentions, get fit and exercise every day and then reality hits. didn't get enough sleep or whatever your kid is sick. what do you recommend. >> first thing is you have to keep yourself aware and the best thing to keep yourself aware, use a blackberry, notebook but write down, if you are talking about weight loss write down what you eat. >> we have a full screen and tips to show you. you say if you keep these three things, what will happen. >> you will be successful. the reason why is keeping a food log you are aware and eating breakfast, you feel your brain has more energy to think of what you need to do. >> reporter: and exercise 60 minutes of day. >> that's what the government recommends, 60 m
who lived during the depression? i'm peggy fox. we'll take a look coming up. >>> provost at the university of michigan. >>> a new study has some disturbing findings about today's youth. it found five times as many high school and college age students have anxiety and other mental health issues than the young people of the great depression. peggy fox takes a look at the possible reasons behind the findings. >> i have stress i have to deal with. >> reporter: it's not a surprise. call 3-2-1. it's not a surprise college students today are stressed out. >> balancing our social life with our school obligations can cause a lot of stress for a lot of people. >> reporter: but more stressed out than those of the great depression. that's what researchers at five universities found. they analyzed the responses in a long running survey of more than 77,000 high school or college students from 1938 to 2007. >> i thought it was a credible study. >> reporter: george mason psychologist dr. jerome short says many factors contribute to the strength and anxiety levels affecting today's stude
decline the whole state's economy will suffer. i'm peggy fox. the story is coming up. >>> i'm howard bernstein with the living green tip of the day. the first step to saving energy could be tracking how much you are using. an energy monitor will track how much energy your house is using in realtime and give you an idea of your monthly bill. using one can safe you 15 to 20% on each bill which can add up to hundreds of dollars a year. get more tips at wusa9.com. click on living green. >>> fairfax county parents fought back today against severe cuts to their children's schools. >> as peggy fox reports they are hitting state lawmakers where it hurts most, in their pocketbooks. >> reporter: a group of virginia state lawmakers listened for hours as speakers fought to save funding for people with disabilities, public safety, arts and schools. >> they are playing russian roulette. how bad can it get before the test scores go down. >> reporter: $180 million short fall they are schools is forcing the superintendent to slash programs and services and increase class sizes. >> too many. >> report
with their elected offs as we found in little rock resident, peggy jones. we just hitting main street, what's your name and what do you think about the health care bill? >> my name is peggy jones and i have a definite opinion. i think it is not government's job to take care of us. government has taught us for years to depend on the government. look at the people in new orleans after katrina. those people had been taught by the government to wait on the government look what happens when you wait on the government. it is not government's job to take care of us. i which government would teach self reliance and independence. our country wasn't founded with the government that was here to take care of us. it is to protect us from foreign invasion so we can pursue our own happiness. it is not here to give us our happiness in any way, shape or form. certainly not with health care. i look at social security, medicare is about to go bankrupt. [ inaudible ] >> reporter: miss jones was not one of our first five folks we ran into here in arkansas. so as prompted, unedited as we found 'em, took 'em as they cam
, including one of its cofounders. we're so pleased to be joined by peggy cooper cafritz it talk about all of these issues. back in the old days with the school board, you were in quite regularly and we were talking about issues. >> i was. >> and now, let me ask you first, does it seem like there's a less of a feeling of transparency now with the changes in the school's cansler in place and in the a president, i know a school board that's active. give me your thoughts on the state of education right now? >> well, i think because you don't have a local school board anymore and with meetings televised and lots of members of the public there and all of you guys coming, to cover it, i think it seems that you do. but i think if you really want to get into the system, it's fairly accessible. i would, and this takes time, you know, i would like to see us have strong parent student teacher outfits at each school. and i would like to see us have a parent coordinator at eah school. that's something, and we started doing that when i was on the board and we approved a policy and a plan for it. it is e
of the white house party crashing case. erwin gomez and peggy ioakim groomed michaele and tareq salahi before the couple went into the state dinner without an invitation. today, secret service spent hours questioning the stylists as witnesses in the case. the two revealed very little about what was said inside the district court today. >> we're not going to comment on the questions or the subject matter or any of that. erwin and his salon do respect the confidentiality of their customers. >> it was a very good experience, but as an american citizen i'm here to serve my country. and that's all i have to say. >> the salahis still have not been charged with anything. >>> there's a push to tax alcohol in the state of maryland today. supporters of a ten-cent tax increase on beer, wine and liquor gathered in an annapolis. the tax would lower the number of people who abuse alcohol. they also say the tax could help fund alcohol treatment centers. maryland has the 48th lowest alcohol tax in the nation. the tax proposal has faced strong opposition from the alcohol lobby in annapolis. the maryland gener
gomez and hairstylist peggy iokum spending almost all day with michaele and tariq salahi. let me show you how they arrived today. never have i been at u.s. district court when a duo arrived in court in a white stretch hummer limo at 11 a.m. there was a bunch of photographers and the reporters waiting for them. they didn't comment. fox 5 was told that secret service did introduce gomez and iokum from approximately 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. after that, they testified separately before the federal grand jury. the sahaly, s spent several hours at the salon and spa the day of the state dinner as a film crew from bravo's real housewives d.c. shot footage of them preparing for the dinner. after the appearance before the federal grand jury, he briefly spoke to reporters. this is what he said. >> this was a big experience, but as an american citizens, i'm here to serve my country and that is all i have to say and i thank you for all the support and the support and love. >> reporter: gomez and iokum and their attorney didn't offer other details to what questions they were asked or how they res
copy, joe might even be there. it's going to be exciting. >> peggy, what did you learn today? >> jezy jackson really likes mika. >> norah? >> everybody likes -- >> how many people were in philadelphia last night? >> we had so much fun with governor rendell. >> it was a full house, 500 seats, governor rendell was there. he likes mika too. it was a great event. >> it was so much fun. >> so at fairfield tonight. >> yes. >> at the borders. and then -- >> west hartford tomorrow -- >> on saturday. >> it doesn't stop. >> and by the way, chuck and savannah, we're sorry. i know it usually takes people months to hate us, because we go over, this is probably going to happen for you in a week or so, you probably hate us now, as much as you hate each other. we're really sorry. willie, if it's way too early, what time is it? >> it's 2 after the hour and "morning joe." time now for "the daily rundown" with chuck and savannah. >>> i need help. i need help. >> haiti's cry for help. relief is coming in, but there's no infrastructure, almost no way to get it to them. >> they are desperate this morning f
is one very happy saints fan. peggy bird of biloxi, mississippi. getting ready to twirl her umbrella all the way to miami to support her nfc champions. >> a very cool story. bird's tickets and most of her expenses are being paid for by her boss. he's making good on a bet he made 31 years ago. he said the saints would never make a super bowl. bird says she never lost faith. >> in his defense, that was a pretty safe bet way back when. there are a lot of people still ying, i can't believe the saints are headed to the super bowl. >> you can tell she was relishing spinning that umbrella. >> very exciting, good for her. >> we know the president is backing them as well. >>> straight ahead it's time for the wednesday "skinny." >> we've got one from the what was he t >>> the president sat down with diane sawyer. president's walking in and goes in for a kiss of diane. he rarely did that with charlie gibson, rarely. after the kiss he appeared to be completely discombobulated. >> it's not gointo create any new jobs. >> the -- well -- you know -- the -- >> going forward -- >> yeah, i hope oprah doesn
in full campaign mode. your reaction, next, a peggy? college park. did you vote for the president as an independent? how the feel about him? caller: no, i did not. it is refreshing to have a really smart president. i watched yesterday and i am sorry to say, but if my company had employees who came to work and did not do anything and went on there would not have a job the next day. they would be terminated. you have republicans who are not doing anything. they get a paycheck every pay. and they do nothing. they are not serving us or earning their pay. just sitting down like recalcitrant children is totally amateur. they need to begin earning their pay and working for the american people. i don't care which party -- you are american and have been given a job, do it. i have a suggestion regarding closing the deficit. it is the divorced tax. maybe we should start thinking about it. it is a no-bring your. people are divorcing -- it is bad for the family, bad for the community. -- it is a no-brainer. host: callernext, lafayette, louisiana. caller: i like that the president called out su
. >> reporter: peggy was informed it would not reason is necessary. >> he said -- would not have been necessary. >> hi said i had a 90% block. whoever did the subsequent reading said it was 50% block. whowas weight? -- was right? >> he put in two stints,s, and almost madely i felt relief. >>> in no way are we saying all stint procedures were done so unnecessarily. >> reporter: the hospital is urging anyone with questions to contacted them right away. >> st. joseph has done the operations since 1980. mike hellgren, wgz news. >>> in the meanwhile, terrell suggs will not have to go back to court. this after the lawsuit filed against him is dropped. the mother of his two williams filed a lawsuit accusing suggs of beating her several times. now it appear 3rd base are trying to reconcile. no criminal charges were filed against suggs and he agreed to pay 35 thousand dollars anointed child support. >>> a -- $35,000 in child support. >>> a fire on mount holly street. when the firefighters got it under control, they discovered no winches inside. >>> that was not the case on tuesday night. it's the first
about this, peggy noonan writing in "wall street journal," she says this -- she's worked in a republican white house as a speechwriter, a very smart woman -- does she have a point there? >> she's a have good writer and everything, yeah, if they shut the government down and try to impeach him, it probably will help him, but the democrats i don't think the president -- you know, the democrats are going to try to do as well as they can in the next election. we'll probably lose some seats. president reagan lost seats in, but the predictions were that you were going to lose more seats, if i remember. >> i have to wonder, james, whether, despite the fact that you got your president reelected in '96, whether you wouldn't have preferred we had not taken over for congress and you had your own majority for the remaining six years. >> on election night in november of 1994, i didn't go, wow, just what we needed. no one wants to lose an election, i promise you. >> there's still plenty of time between now and november, though economists still say, tony, as you well know, that given the population grow
from twitter.com -- long beach, california, good morning to peggy on our independent line. caller: i was listening to it nbc nightly news and he was talking about the bonuses -- tens of millions of dollars. also a segment on the deepening foreclosure crisis. also in that report there were talking about maybe the banks to do not want to write down principal, whether they would be allowed to write that down if they are reimbursed by the taxpayer, which means i am paying for my house and my neighbor's house that could not afford it. i got back from the u.k. and i was listening to a financial show, and they had a young trader in the city and he had his back to the camera and was saying he expected and anticipated riots either in new york city, paris, one london from irate people and is never came but they anticipated that and also he said it a tax us 50 percent, as in london, we don't mind it for a year but if my colleagues have to do it for five years we will dig in our heels and fight that. to be honest, i think they do realize there is a lot of fury at them and they need to show a lit
is a comment from twitter.com -- long beach, california, good morning to peggy on our independent line. caller: i was listening to it nbc nightly news and he was talking about the bonuses -- tens of millions of dollars. also a segment on the deepening foreclosure crisis. also in that report there were talking about maybe the banks to do not want to write down principal, whether they would be allowed to write that down if they are reimbursed by the taxpayer, which means i am paying for my house and my neighbor's house that could not afford it. i got back from the u.k. and i was listening to a financial show, and they had a young trader in the city and he had his back to the camera and was saying he expected and anticipated riots either in new york city, paris, one london from irate people and is never came but they anticipated that and also he said it a tax us 50 percent, as in london, we don't mind it for a year but if my colleagues have to do it for five years we will dig in our heels and fight that. to be honest, i think they do realize there is a lot of fury at them and they need to show a
'll take my comment off the air. thank you tran would face or your input. peggy on our republicrepublican line and new hampshire. what are your thoughts this board? >> caller: my thought is that we are regulated to death. now i am would've. i am 79 years old. and i have almost always voted republican. we have to many controls, and look what happened with the muslim there that get on the airplane. who did the work? not somebody from the government. where the government does nothing, it doesn't make any money, and believe me, i was born in 1930. i don't what it is to pitch, and that's why i can live today. my husband died eight years ago. i am still in the house that i was when we got married. i learned a lot from my in-laws. and the less regulation, the better. my mother was born in 1898, and she thought roosevelt was god. then when i got older and got some sense, i voted for goldwater goldwater came to pittsfield. that was the kind of republican. >> host: he came there during the campaign? 19 cd4 or something like that? >> caller: yes, yes, he did. reagan came to pick the. went to the fir
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